Author: Malcolm Kenward

LED Lights for Balcombe Parish Room

LED Lights for Balcombe Parish Room

Whilst restrictions on social contact related to Covid were in place, we decided to focus on simplifying our Community Fund application process. Once launched on our website we were delighted when the Balcombe Parish Room management committee approached us for help in completing their conversion 

AGM at Balcombe 9th April 2022

AGM at Balcombe 9th April 2022

We are currently planning this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held at 11:00am on Saturday 9th April 2022 at the Bramble Hall, Bramble Hill, Balcombe, West Sussex RH17 6HR.  Refreshments will be available from 10:30am, subject to Covid.  If it manages to go ahead, 

Dissertation on Repower Balcombe

Dissertation on Repower Balcombe

ABSTRACT The UK’s acknowledgement of the global climate crisis has been manifested through a legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050 across all sectors. Residential emissions, particularly heating and transport, have proven very challenging to decarbonise under the current energy framework in 

Balcombe Fete 2021

Balcombe Fete 2021

Many thanks to everyone who visited our stand. We always welcome the opportunity to talk about the Co-Operative, our history, our achievements to-date and how people can help by becoming a REPOWERBalcombe shareholder.

Annual Generation 2020

Annual Generation 2020

Our first solar array at Grange Farm, Turners Hill, went live in 2015. Since then six further sites have gone live, the last at Bridges Yard at Pease Pottage in May 2020. The chart and the spreadsheet below are based on figures to be published 

Low Energy Fridges for Bentswood Hub Community Larder

Low Energy Fridges for Bentswood Hub Community Larder

REPOWERBalcombe are pleased to have been able to help Bentswood Hub obtain some new, energy efficient fridges and freezers to help to store donated frozen and chilled foodstuff. By choosing low energy appliances we can all help reduce our electricity costs and reduce our impact 

Annual Generation 2019

Annual Generation 2019

Our first solar array at Grange Farm, Turners Hill, went live in 2015. Since then six further sites have gone live, the last at Bridges Yard at Pease Pottage in May 2020, where it is too early for us to have annual generation figures. The 

7th Site goes live, at Bridges, Pease Pottage

7th Site goes live, at Bridges, Pease Pottage

Our 7th solar installation at G.W & G Bridges Ltd, Pease Pottage, was completed just a few days before the lock-down. Unfortunately commissioning, where we switch the system on, was delayed as the site was shut down due to social distancing regulations. However, we found 

Repower Balcombe supports Forest Row Community Fridge

Repower Balcombe supports Forest Row Community Fridge

Repower Balcombe seeks to use its Community Fund to support local people in close proximity to Balcombe, in their actions towards achieving a ‘green’ future. Initially we considered installing a solar array on the Community Fridge building, but we then discovered they were using old 

The Times at Grange Farm

The Times at Grange Farm

The Times, November 28 2019, 5:00pm When Gordon Jarvis was asked by a group of villagers if he would allow solar panels on the roof of his cowshed, he agreed straight away. “The roof is here, the sun shines on that side. At the end